The Importance Of Gentrification

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What is gentrification? Gentrification to me is nothing more than a system that robs the locals of their neighborhood by changing what made the neighborhood unique in order to turn a profit and make it a more desirable place to live. It is easily recognizable by the amount of construction occurring and the remodeling of homes, stores parks etc. this is commonly seen in low-income neighborhoods because it has a great starting ground. In order to attract more upper-class citizens, a legion of buildings is built that are usually expensive and caters to individuals of that class. This becomes problematic because the cost of living in that highly is likely to rise and the lower income family that once strive in that neighborhood would have to leave

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